Lewis Thomas Williams

7 July 1911–2 November 1979 (Age 68)
Alhambra, Washington, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Lewis Thomas

When Lewis Thomas Williams was born on 7 July 1911, in Alhambra, Washington, Mississippi, United States, his father, Louis Edward Williams, was 21 and his mother, Mary Josephine Murphree, was 24. He married Irene Elsie Trevarthen on 28 June 1935, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 31 Coal Valley, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 39, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 2 November 1979, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Thomas Williams
Irene Elsie Trevarthen
Marriage: 28 June 1935

Spouse and Children

28 June 1935
Jefferson, Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Louis Edward Williams


    Mary Josephine Murphree




    William Dalton Williams


    Opal V Williams



    Lois Williams


    David Cary Dean Williams


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 1

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 18

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Louis T Williams in household of Louis E Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louis E Williams, Jr in household of Louis E Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lewis Thomas Williams, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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